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RockBoar.com Picture     Progressive rock (also referred to as prog rock or prog) is a subgenre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s as part of a "mostly British attempt to elevate rock music to new levels of artistic credibility."

     Progressive rock was largely a European movement, and drew most of its influences from classical music and jazz fusion, in contrast to American rock, which was influenced by rhythm & blues and country, although there are notable exceptions in the New World such as Kansas and Rush — considered by many to be the finest examples of the form.

     Progressive rock developed from late 1960s psychedelic rock, as part of a wide-ranging tendency in rock music of this era to draw inspiration from ever more diverse influences. The term was initially applied to the music of bands such as King Crimson, Yes, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, reaching its peak of popularity in the mid 1970s.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Rock

 

Progressive Rock bands starting with 'J': 3 bands in database

Alan Jack Civilization (France)Jasper (United Kingdom)
John Etheridge and Ric Sanders (United Kingdom)

Progressive Rock artists starting with 'J': 65 artists in database

Alan JackAlan Jackson
Barney JamesBarry Jenkins
Bengt JenssenBeni Jaeger
Bernd JahnkeBo Jacobsen
Bob JacksonBobby Jacobs
Bobby JonesBrian Jones
Brother JamesCarlos de Juan
Charlie JöstChris Johnson
Cliff JacksonClive John
Clive JonesDave Jarrett
David C. JohnsonDavid Jack
David JonesEddie Jobson
Friedemann JoschGareth Johnson
George JonesHans Jacobse
Hans JansenHarvey Janssen
Jürgen JaehnerJürgen Schäfer
Jai Johanny JohansonJakko Jakszyk
Jean-Paul JanssensJeanette Jacobs
Jeff JonesJimmy Jackson
Jimmy JewellJohn Jone
John TrotterKarl Jenkins
Louise JoplingLyle Jenkins
Mark JohnsonMatthias Jabs
Michael JustMick Jones
Mick JurdMicky Jones
Mike JoppNick Judd
Norbert JacobsenPercy Jones
Peter JenningsRay Jones
Richard JohnsonRichard Jones
Sepp JandrisitsSimon Jeffrey
Spit JamesSteve Jolliffe
Stig JonnsonSven-Åke Johansson
Wolfram Jakob

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